Genocide on Trial, Days 15 & 16: Experts testify, “The Ixil social fabric was destroyed in the attack against their culture”

By | April 15th, 2013|AJR, CALDH, ECAP, genocide, Guatemala, history, human rights, impunity, indigenous rights, international law, justice, military, peace, reconciliation, Rios Montt, Rodriguez Sanchez, statistics, trial, women's rights|

NISGUA continues live coverage of the trial in Guatemala of Efraín Rios Montt and Mauricio Rodríguez Sánchez for genocide and crimes against humanity. Read our previous summaries: Day 1, Day 2, Day 3, Day 4/5, Day 6, Day 7, Day 8, Day 9, Day 10, Day 12, Days 13/14 and full archive of ongoing live Twitter coverage.The proceedings on April 11, day [...]

Genocide on Trial, Day 8: Women survivors of sexual violence, “Your truth is our truth”

By | April 3rd, 2013|AJR, CALDH, genocide, Guatemala, human rights, impunity, Ixil, justice, Maya, Rios Montt, Rodriguez Sanchez, sexual violence, solidarity, testimony, translation, trial, women, women's rights|

NISGUA continues live coverage of the trial in Guatemala of Efraín Rios Montt and Mauricio Rodriguez Sánchez for genocide and crimes against humanity. See our archive of live Twitter updates at @NISGUA_Guate. Read our previous summaries: Day 1, Day 2, Day 3, Day 4/5, Day 6, Day 7 and full archive of ongoing live Twitter coverage. "Their truth [...]